Accuracy in Media

Michelle Obama’s Food Restrictions Ban Lucky Charms, Frosted Flakes & Other Cereals

It’s due to the sugar content of cereals and other breakfast foods that American kids often consume: New rules stemming from the school lunch law championed by first lady Michelle Obama are banning popular children’s cereals like Frosted Flakes in daycare centers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service issued a final rule Monday […]

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$1.2 Billion in Cuts to the Food Stamp Program is Proposed

From the Washington Examiner: The House Appropriations Committee released legislation Tuesday that provides $79.7 billion for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. “This is $1.2 billion below last year’s level and $2.02 billion below the president’s budget request, reflecting declining enrollment,” the committee said. Photo by ajmexico

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Food Stamp States of America: 45 Million People on Rolls for Past 53 Months

So much for an economic recovery, Obama, as people are still on the food stamp rolls: The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 53 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture. There were 45,415,445 beneficiaries of […]

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April 2016

4/27/2016 - Michelle Obama’s Food Restrictions Ban Lucky Charms, Frosted Flakes & Other Cereals

4/14/2016 - $1.2 Billion in Cuts to the Food Stamp Program is Proposed

March 2016

3/12/2016 - Food Stamps Update: 45 Million on the Rolls for 56 Straight Months

February 2016

2/15/2016 - Food Stamp Rolls have Over 45 Million People for 55 Straight Months

January 2016

1/14/2016 - Food Stamp America: 45 Million on the Rolls for 54 Straight Months

December 2015

12/22/2015 - Food Stamp States of America: 45 Million People on Rolls for Past 53 Months

September 2015

9/13/2015 - Dept of Agriculture Barely Uses Over 1,100 Cars, Spending $6.2 Million on them